Medical Definition of Spina iliaca posterior superior

1. The posterior extremity of the iliac crest, the uppermost point of attachment of the sacrotuberous and posterior sacroiliac ligaments; a readily apparent dimple occurs in the skin overlying the posterior superior iliac spine which is clinically useful as an indication of the level of the S-2 vertebra, the level of the inferior limit of the subarachnoid space. Synonym: spina iliaca posterior superior. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spina Iliaca Posterior Superior

spin trapping
spin wave
spina
spina angularis
spina bifida aperta
spina bifida cystica
spina bifida manifesta
spina bifida occulta
spina dorsalis
spina frontalis
spina helicis
spina iliaca anterior inferior
spina iliaca anterior superior
spina iliaca posterior inferior
spina iliaca posterior superior (current term)
spina meatus
spina mentalis
spina nasalis anterior
spina nasalis ossis frontalis
spina nasalis posterior
spina ossis sphenoidalis
spina pedis
spina peronealis
spina scapulae
spina suprameatica
spina trochlearis
spina tympanica major

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